The Amazing Race Australia returns Monday, August 29 on 10 and 10 Play and will host 20 teams of two, traveling across Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia, South America and North America in one race which will see the winner take home the show’s biggest prize. the story.
Angel & Frankie – Queensland
Angel and Frankie met at church and formed a strong faith-centered friendship. Although neither has traveled overseas together, they are confident that they will overcome any obstacle that stands in their way.
A former flight attendant, Angel will use her travel smarts to get them where they need to go, and Frankie has a stomach of cast iron and will crush any weird and wonderful food challenges. With their faith on their side, failure is not an option. Not just for the money, they believe they were born for it.
Bren & Anja – WA
Bren and Anja met at an animal rights event seven years ago, doing what they love most: standing up and being the voice of the voiceless.
In a race that has proven to be a challenge for vegans in the past, the couple are ready for anything, as long as they don’t get distracted by helping animals they encounter along the way.
Chelsea & Jamus – Queensland
Engaged with two little ones, Chelsea and Jamus are in The Race to win and help them buy their dream home. Describing their relationship as “I’m the spice and he’s the sweetener!”, Chelsea and Jamus will have to work together in a big way.
Chelsea’s slight TOC tendencies and Jamus’ laid-back teddy bear approach to problems will help or hinder their experience in The Race. Keeping an eye on the prize, the couple do it for their family.
Crystal & Reem – New South Wales
Best friends for over 14 years, Crystal and Reem are super modern women living in very traditional worlds. While Crystal has a strong Christian faith, Reem is a proud Muslim, and both are fluent in Arabic, which they hope will give them an edge over The Race.
Determined not to let their bickering get in the way of their progress, they’re here to score a house deposit if they win.
Flick & Gabby – VIC
Flick and Gabby want to prove the sisters are doing it for themselves. Not only do they work side by side in their cafe every day, but they are in the race to win and will do anything to make it happen.
In a truly sisterly way, expect a lot of arguments and disagreements, but at the end of the day, they know they will always make up no matter what.
Fliss & Tottie – New South Wales
Friends since birth, Fliss and Tottie’s upbringing in the countryside gives them many advantages that other teams may not have. Bringing their hands-on skills to The Race can only be an advantage and Tottie’s farmhand skills mean she can fix just about anything.
The only thing that could work against them is that they are not used to the hustle and bustle of big cities.
Heath & Toni – VIC
Heath and Toni, a very competitive husband and wife, are here to win it. They’re no strangers to the stamina needed in The Race, with the two training in the gym three to four times a week. Heath plays squash and basketball every week, and Toni plays badminton and netball every week.
Toni has been diagnosed with terminal breast cancer, but she and Heath are in The Race to prove that life can be positive and full of love and adventure.
Jake & Holly – New South Wales
Although they’ve only been together for three years, Jake and Holly have had their fair share of ups and downs. After dating for a few months, Jake suffered a serious motorcycle accident, where model and regular pageant contestant Holly became his number one support and caregiver. While Jake was in rehabilitation, he also discovered he had throat cancer.
Both Jake and Holly are social media influencers with strong personalities, who will do anything to win. This couple wants to win to get out of their difficult past and build a new chapter together.
Jodie & Claire – New South Wales
Jodie and Claire, both proud moms, have been best friends for 15 years and are dragon boat teammates. They are not shy about competing, having won international dragon boat golds in New Zealand, the Australian Masters in 2019 and the Coast-to-Coast competition in Queensland in 2021.
For Claire, winning would mean she could afford to reduce her very long working hours. Jodie wants Claire to win so they can spend more time together.
Kathy & Chace – New South Wales
Kathy and Chace are both lawyers to win. The two are cousins of Vietnamese descent and describe themselves as young Asian Australians pushing the boundaries.
Together they have traveled through Europe and Vietnam and are excited for their next adventure. The pair are strong-willed, assertive and often clash, which is something they work on.
Kelly and Georgia – Queensland
Kelly and Georgia are newlyweds who love adventure. They jumped from planes, swam with sharks and climbed volcanoes.
The two are used to being leaders due to their jobs as teachers, but when they are together, Georgia gives the directions and Kelly takes the directions. They are extremely competitive and hate losing with a passion. Winning would help set up a life for themselves and a future family.
Lauren & Steph – WA
Lauren and Steph are partners at work and at home. They’ve known each other for two years working as police officers, and while they’re complete opposites, their dynamic works.
Described as “a strong cop couple”, they want to win to prove they can support each other through anything, and they would use the prize money to buy a house together.
Morgan & Lilli – Queensland
Morgan and Lilli are the energetic and adventurous best friends of 10 years. Since high school, they’ve lived in over 20n shared rooms, held 10 jobs together, and visited over 100 cities together.
To win, they will do whatever it takes to cross the finish line first, pushing their body and mind to their absolute limits. They have been training for The Race for a long time. At the age of 14 they pretended to be on The Amazing Race Australia and created their own challenges and obstacle courses.
Pako & Mori – New South Wales
Pako and Mori have been together for 10 years and married for a year. They are fun, loud and bubbly – laugh through any situation. Pako is Maori, feisty and can be known for taking the joke too far. Mori is Chilean and is the cool and calm of the pair.
They say “we’re just really fun people, and we don’t sell too much. It’s obvious that we’re living our fantasy and having fun. They can be fiercely competitive and aren’t afraid to push themselves to win.
Paul and Rachel – VIC
Paul and Rachel are a smart, outgoing, fun-loving father and daughter duo. Both are successful mortgage brokers – Rachel is one of the top emerging brokers and Paul has received many accolades over his years.
Through all the dad jokes, Paul is very supportive of his daughter and they get along like friends. Paul and Rachel make The Race to fulfill their dream as father and daughter, undertaking the ultimate adventure challenge.
Sam & Alex – SA
Sam isn’t often seen without his designer bag or heard without his big booming voice. Alex is a smart and kind person, who is always happy to take one for the team.
They have the finish line in their sights and to win they would use people’s underestimation of them to outsmart the other teams. Winning would mean Sam could spend less time working and more time writing music, and Alex could finally own a car and leave the house.
Sam & Stu – WA
Sam and Stu are lifelong friends who have known each other since kindergarten. Sam was born with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. An inspiration to many, he’s an easy-going guy who gives everything a chance. He works for the charity Nudge Foundation which helps young people find jobs. Stu is also relaxed. He’s an incredibly loyal friend and they both love spending time outdoors, traveling, camping and hiking.
Driven to succeed and both goal-oriented, both are competitive and passionate about what they do. They want to inspire people with disabilities and prove that anything is possible.
Stuart & Glennon – Northwest Territories
Both Stuart and Glennon grew up in the communities of Tiwi Island and Elcho Island. They met five years ago and instantly became best friends. Their first language is Tiwi and Yolngu Matha, but they are both well immersed in western and indigenous cultures, so that’s not a barrier.
Both are highly competitive and thrive on succeeding in all areas of their professional and personal lives. Stuart would spend the prize money on education, and Glennon wants to help his family and show their communities that anything is possible.
Tammy & Vincent – VIC/QLD
Born in Australia with Chinese heritage, the two siblings describe themselves as being from “a nerdy scientific family of seven children”.
Tammy and Vincent are both extremely intelligent. They love to laugh and have fun and are always deadly honest with each other. The race won’t be the first time they’ve traveled together, as the duo have previously traveled to China, Japan, Thailand and Hong Kong.
Tiffany & Cynthia – Washington
Tiffany and Cynthia are a competitive duo between aunts and nieces. They like to win, but they’re also fair players and like to help people because it’s in their nature.
Cynthia has lived with her aunt on and off over the years. They both feel that their Aboriginal background has allowed them to be open-minded and happy to try new things and learn about new cultures.
The Amazing Race Australia premieres Monday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. on 10 and 10 Play.